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Ravi Sankaran Fellowship Programme, 2015

ScholarshipsFellowship details:
The Ravi Sankaran Fellowship Program funds three major activities:

  • Masters Degree at an International University
    • for one or two students to work towards a 1-2 yr Masters degree in a reputed academic program in ecology or conservation.
      Funding provided: stipend, course fees, one-way international travel.
  • Internship with a International Conservation Organization
    • for one or two recipients to carry out an internship of 6 weeks to 1 year with a university research group, NGO, government agency, or other organization, known for its work in conservation science and practice in a country other than India.

    Funding provided: stipend, internship fees (if there are any), to-and-fro international travel (with a cap of USD 1,500 for travel).

  • Small Grants program for a conservation research or implementation project within India:
    • for up to 4 recipients to carry out an initial project of up to 1 yr that is expected to lead to a longer-term conservation science and/or implementation project.

    Funding provided: stipend and project expenses (not exceeding Rs 2 lakh per year in total).


  • Fellowships are open to Indian nationals
  • Applicants must hold a Bachelors degree in any subject.

Age Limit:

  • Applicant should have age below 30 years on the first of July in the year of application.

Selection Criteria:

  • shortlist candidates are called for interviews.(No interview for Small Grants applications)

How to Apply:

  • Candidates can download the application form from http://www.ravisankaran.org/fellowships-apply/

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